E.g., Dec 11 2018
DEC
11

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Dec 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults movies at the library

Phantom Thread (2017) 2h 10min.

Set in the glamour of the 1950's post-war-London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites,...

Movies @ the Library

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Give support, assitance and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their home work.

Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Chess Workshop

Tue, Dec 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Learn to play chess with an experienced instructor for kids aged 5 and up.

Chess Workshop

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 11   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Kids and Teens can earn free books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Register
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 11   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

English Conversation Group

DEC
12

BINGO Fun

Wed, Dec 12   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

 Join us for everyone's favorite game, B-I-N-G-O!

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BINGO Fun

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master  Danny.    Ages 7 and up

Chess Workshop

Chess for Adults

Wed, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Come play chess and have fun!  Learn from a chessmaster and improve your game!  CHECKMATE!!!

Chess for Adults

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 12   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Give support, assitance and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their home work.

Homework Help

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Dec 12   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

 

Kids Tech Time

Practice English in a Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 12   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

 

Practice English in a Conversation Group

DEC
13

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Thu, Dec 13   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the program to receive an admission ticket at the Information Desk. In order to...

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Game On! Board Games

Thu, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Play board games with your friends and family.

Game On! Board Games

Kids Create:Craft Projects

Thu, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Create simple and fun crafts. Ages 6 and up.

Kids Create:Craft Projects

Computer Basics

Thu, Dec 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

DEC
14

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes Bowling League

PlayTime

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Babies and Toddlers along with their parents and caregivers can enjoy fun toys as you listen to your favorite children's songs.

PlayTime

Playtime

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!

Playtime

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Dec 14   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Kids and Teens can earn free books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Register
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Clue, and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Fri, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Build with LEGO

Fri, Dec 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Dec 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive enviornment.

Kids Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Teens techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

DEC
15

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required

English Conversation Group

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Dec 15   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens

Make your own bracelets

Beaded Jewelry

Family Movie

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids family movie

Trolls (2016) 1h 36min.

When their village is invaded by the grumpy Bergens, two mismatched friends must work together in perfect harmony to save the day.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel

Family Movie

DEC
17

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 2-5.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play games!

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

Age Group: 18mo – 3 yo

Toddler Time

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults adult learning techknowledge

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join us as we explore the world of technology, using desktops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Babies & Books

Mon, Dec 17   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytimes with Music, Rhymes and Fun for Babies, Toddlers and Caregivers.

 

Babies & Books

Book Discussion: The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Mon, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults book club book discussion

In this enchanting sequel to the number one bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom tells the story of Eddie’s heavenly reunion with Annie—the little girl he saved on earth—in an unforgettable novel of how our lives and losses...

Book Discussion: The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Kids Create

Mon, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Create an arts & crafts project and have fun with your friends.

Kids Create

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens gaming for teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive enviornment.

Teen Tech Time

Kids Explore

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Book reading, crafts, and activities around a different theme each week 

Kids Explore

DEC
18

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults family movie

A Walk in the Woods (2015) 1h 44min.

Bill Bryson, instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and beautiful family, challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail: 2,200 miles of America's most unspoiled, spectacular, and rugged countryside...

Movies @ the Library

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Give support, assitance and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their home work.

Homework Help

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